Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.) runs and consumer fitness: growth and energy storage in stream-dwelling salmonids increase with salmon spawner density
Abstract:We examined how marine-derived nutrients (MDN), in the form of spawning Pacific salmon, influenced the nutritional status and δ15N of stream-dwelling fishes. We sampled juvenile coho salmon (
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: US Geological Survey, Alaska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 902 Koyukuk Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, USA. 2: US Geological Survey, Fort Collins Science Center, Denver Federal Center, Box 25046, Building 21, MS963, Denver, CO 80225, USA. 3: National Marine Fisheries Service, Auke Bay Laboratories, 17109 Pt. Lena Loop Road, Juneau, AK 99801, USA. 4: US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, 243 Fort Keogh Street, Miles City, MT 53901, USA.
Publication date: January 16, 2012
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